Job Description

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is a local, independent Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and a not-for-profit health insurance company headquartered in Phoenix. Founded in 1939, the company has more than 1,800 dedicated employees throughout its Phoenix, Tucson, Chandler and Flagstaff offices. Providing health insurance products, services and networks to more than 1 million Arizonans, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona offers various health plans for individuals, families, and small and large businesses. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona also offers Medicare supplement plans to individuals over age 65.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona helps to fulfill its mission of improving the quality of life of Arizonans by delivering a variety of health insurance products and services to meet the diverse needs of individuals, families, and small and large businesses as well as providing information and tools to help individuals make better health decisions.

Provide assistance to Project Managers in the administration and coordination of corporate project activities. Possible items of responsibility include, but are not limited to ensuring documentation is current, communication is timely, and monthly resource and financial forecast are completed. Contributes to the improvement of the Corporate Project Management Office team by providing suggestions to streamline project processes, enhance project visibility, and encourage collaboration between project teams. Provides support to the Project Managers in the development, administration, implementation and closure of the projects.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Use sound project management methodology and demonstrate solid time management skills.
  • Track and manage projects using Gantt charts and other tracking / communication tools.
  • Assist with creation of presentations.
  • Assist with projects from initial conception to final implementation. 
  • Assist with documentation of project scope, objectives, project plans, schedules, resource plans, and or status reports. 
  • Track and update action items, risks and issues logs.
  • Scribe and distribute meeting minutes.
  • Schedule project meetings and maintain meeting calendar.
  • Update project SharePoint site.
  • Communicate with IT and Business stakeholders.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned

BCBSAZ does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected group.

Skills / Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Required Work Experience/Skills
    • Experience in project/program coordination or business process experience and/or experience in volunteerism, course work or leadership roles with project work.
  1. Required Education
  1. Required Licenses
  • N/A
  1. Required Certifications
  • N/A

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Preferred Work Experience/Skills
  • 2 years project/program coordination or business process experience.
  1. Preferred Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or related field.
  1. Preferred Licenses
    • N/A
  1. Preferred Certifications
    • N/A
 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  1. Required Job Skills
  • Intermediate PC proficiency
  • High level proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Project.
  • Basic project management concepts and methods.
  1. Required Professional Competencies
  • Analytical skills to support independent and effective decisions
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work with multiple priorities, sometimes under limited time constraints.
  • Perserverance in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • Creativity and innovative problem-solving abilities
  • Effective interpersonal skills and ability to maintain positive working relationship with others.             
  • Verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • Systems research and analysis. Ability to write and present business documentation.
  • Experience and judgment necessary to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy.
  • Analytical knowledge to generate reports based on available data and make decisions based on reported data.
  • Build synergy with a diverse team in an ever changing environment.
 
  1. Required Leadership Competencies
  • N/A
 

PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

  1. Preferred Skills
  • Advanced skill in use of office equipment, including copiers, fax machines, scanner and telephones.
  • Advanced PC proficiency.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Applications and Suites, Windows Server, and Microsoft SQL databases.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Project.
  • Solid problem solving skills.
  • Strong documentation and communication skills. 
  1. Preferred Professional Competencies
  • N/A
 
  1. Preferred Professional Competencies
  • N/A
 

Application Instructions

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